Tim Maddinson Business Advisor
Tim has 31 years’ experience running his own businesses and 10 years’ experience as a business adviser, helping E-Factor champion the cause of local businesses in North East Lincolnshire.
Currently working with the Humber LEP Growth Hub to ensure that local businesses receive the best advice available, he works with business owners on a one-to-one basis to analyse and evaluate opportunities, overcome barriers to growth and create workable plans to achieve business goals. He can help you stand back, look at the bigger picture and give you the confidence and motivation to make a real difference to your business.
Steve Parker Business Advisor
Steve is a former Business Bank Manager with over 27 years’ experience supporting businesses in the local area, across a variety of sectors and at different stages of development.
Currently working with the Greater Lincolnshire LEP Growth Hub, he can provide impartial one-to-one support for your organisation with the ability to identify the best routes for help with growing your business or addressing issues that are stopping you moving forward. He can review current performance and provide an independent honest appraisal of your needs.
Julie Sweeney Business Advisor
With 10 years’ experience working as a business advisor for E-Factor providing start-up and new to business advice to small and medium sized businesses, Julie brings her 29 years’ experience working for HMRC to bear, giving guidance to clients with business planning, book keeping, tax and customer service advice.
Julie can dedicate time to you with telephone or one-to-one consultations, book you on workshops where you can discuss how you can turn your ideas, aspirations and experiences into a profitable enterprise or discuss how you can grow and develop your existing business.
Joanne Blakey Business Advisor
Jo has 30 years’ experience working both in her own business and in others across HR management, hospitality, retail and pharmacy with customer focused business being her passion.
Her current role is as the Coastal Communities business advisor for Cleethorpes, working with both existing and new businesses to make them more resilient and helping them to grow. She is also running workshops and events to upskill business owners and to help businesses run more effectively and successfully, helping them contribute to and create a more robust local economy in the resort.